The IAB’s tech lab this morning released a “product roadmap” for a scoring methodology for its LEAN initiative designed to create better consumer experiences that mitigate some of the reasons for them to block digital ads.
The LEAN (an acronym that stands for light, encrypted, AdChoice-supported, non-invasive ads), scoring framework is intended as more of a “guide” for creating better consumer experiences than an industry standard.
Here’s how the IAB lab outlined the 2016 roadmap for developing the scoring method:
Formalizing the process of onboarding data and criteria
Starting the public discussion about initial guidance
Completing initial user experience testing
Onboarding data and criteria from publishers, marketers, and agencies
Iterative publishing of LEAN scoring criteria
Next phase of user experience testing
Create LEAN scoring algorithms
Publish initial findings and recommendations for rolling out LEAN scorecard